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5 Detroit Themed Cocktail Recipes for Football Season

5 Detroit Themed Cocktail Recipes for Football Season

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Football season is back and fans in Motor City and across Michigan are ready for game day. If you are not going to the game at Ford Field, you can try one of these awesome Detroit-themed cocktails. If you’re watching or listening from home, find these spirits at a store near you and craft one of these game-day cocktails!

Bee’s Kneecaps

A Bee’s Knees cocktail with a Honolulu Blue twist. 

2 oz Gin

1 oz Blue Curacao

.75 oz lemon juice

.5 oz honey

Lemon twist, garnish

Add gin, blue curacao, lemon juice, and honey into a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist. 

Lion’s Tail

A cocktail to pair with your very best roar. 

2 oz Straight Bourbon

.5 oz allspice dram

.5 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed

1 teaspoon simple syrup

2 dashes Angostura bitters

See the full recipe and instructions here. 

Pick 6 Cocktail

A cocktail worthy of a pick six interception. 

1.5 oz Blend of Straight Bourbon Whiskies  

.5 oz fresh lemon juice

.5 oz honey simple syrup

2-3 oz ginger beer

See the full recipe and instructions here. 

Touchdown Tea 

Game day cocktails for a game day tailgate.  

1 cup Gin

1 cup Rum

1 cup Vodka

.5 cup tequila

3 cups lemon-lime sports drink

1 cup orange juice

1 splash cola

See the full recipe and instructions here. 

Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail

A cocktail that warms on a chilly game day. 

1 oz Straight Bourbon Whiskey

1.5 oz hazelnut liqueur 

1.5 teaspoons real maple syrup

4 oz hot, strong coffee

2 oz milk

Butterscotch syrup 

See the full recipe and instructions here.\

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